Category Archives: Legal Ethics

Two Reprimands And A Caution

A Panel of the Arkansas Committee on Professional Conduct has reprimanded an attorney for instituting and maintaining frivolous litigation against his son's school. His son ( J.S. ) was a five year old kindergartener The facts are more fully set….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Manderson on From Aestheticizing Politics To Politicizing Art @ANU_Law

Desmond Manderson, ANU College of Law; ANU College of Arts and Social Science; McGill University Faculty of Law, is publishing Here and Now: From Aestheticizing Politics to Politicizing Art in Sensing the Nation's Law: Historical Inquiries into the Aesthetics of Democratic Legitimacy (Mark Antaki, Stefan Huygenbaert, Angela Condello and Sarah Marusek, eds., Springer, 2018) (forthcoming). Here is the abstract. The nation is not a national construction. It is mediated through representations and particularly through representations with a sensory component. Images therefore are primary means through which a collection identity is established. They serve to constitute myths of belonging; to distinguish friend from enemy, as Schmitt put it. They tell stories; they create models and examples that frame our social existence. But they also generate the icons and symbols whose repetition and familiarity – flags, monuments, even colour combinations – etch habits of feeling and….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Probation Insufficient; Suspension Ordered

The District of Columbia Court of Appeals agreed with Disciplinary Counsel and rejected a fully-stayed suspension proposed by the Board on Professional Responsibility in favor of an actual suspension An Ad Hoc Hearing Committee (the “Hearing Committee” or the “Committee”)….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Whose My Lawyer?

A husband and wife practicing together were together suspended by the North Dakota Supreme Court. From the order suspending the Husband for 60 days Bruhn maintained a law practice in Dickinson with Marla L. Bruhn. The Bruhns would frequently appear….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Tips for Automating Your Law Firm

Managing a law firm means running through a number of repetitive processes daily to stay on task — from client intake to document generation. These necessary though tedious tasks can take their toll on the efficiency of your practice by draining hours from your workday. The good news: almost any aspect of your law practice can be automated! What does automation mean as applied to your law practice? Your practice involves multiple processes, from client intake, document generation, communications, and more. Automating these processes with technology has the potential to improve office efficiencies, reduce mistakes, thus making you more productive, and ultimately helping you serve more clients, better, and improving your bottom line. No matter what your practice, automation can provide a benefit. What can you automate? The sky is the limit. Almost any aspect of your law practice could be automated, but what you choose to automate may depend upon your particular practice and….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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